1925 (MCMXXV, in Roman numerals) was a common year of the 20th century of the current Gregorian Calendar, from the Age of Christ, and its Sunday letter was D (53 weeks), it began on a Thursday and ended also on a Thursday -fair.
15th of January - The yacht "Autonómico Açoreano", from Ponta Delgada square, is shipwrecked 80 miles from the island of São Miguel.
March 1 - Lauri Kristian Relander is elected the 2nd president of Finland
March 4 - Calvin Coolidge assumes the Presidency of the United States.
June 16 - Shipwreck at Ponta de São Fernando, coast of Terceira island of the Danish lugre “Aero”, weighing 275 tons.
December 1st - The municipality of Sapé is founded in the state of Paraíba.
December 11 - Bernardino Machado replaces Manuel Teixeira Gomes as president of the Portuguese Republic.
February 25 - Shehu Shagari, Nigerian politician (d. 2018).
May 2 - John Neville, British actor (d. 2011).
June 3 - Tony Curtis, American actor (d. 2010).
June 8 - Barbara Bush, 43rd First Lady of the United States (d. 2018).
June 21 - Luis Adolfo Siles Salinas, President of Bolivia in 1969 (d. 2005).
June 25 - June Lockhart, American actress.
June 29 - Giorgio Napolitano, Italian politician; former president of Italy.
July 8 - Joaquim Veríssimo Serrão, Portuguese historian.
July 10 - Mahathir bin Mohamad, Malaysian politician; 4th and 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia.
April 23 - RW Davies, British historian and economist.
July 23 - Quett Masire, President of Botswana between 1980 and 1998 (d. 2017).
August 2 - Jorge Rafael Videla, military and president of Argentina from 1976 to 1981 (d. 2013).
September 4 - Elias Hrawi, president of Lebanon from 1989 to 1998 (d. 2006).
September 16 - BB King, American blues guitarist, songwriter and singer (d. 2015).
13 October – Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 (d. 2013).
23 November – José Napoleón Duarte, president of El Salvador from 1984 to 1989 (d. 1990).
November 26 - Gregorio Álvarez, Uruguayan dictator (d. 2016).
February 28 - Friedrich Ebert, was a German politician and president of Germany from 1919 to 1925 (b.1871).
March 12 - Sun Yat-sen First President of China (b. 1866)
August 12 - Severo Fernández Alonso Caballero, president of Bolivia from 1896 to 1899 (b. 1849).
Physics - James Franck, Gustav Ludwig Hertz.
Chemistry - Richard Adolf Zsigmondy.
Literature - George Bernard Shaw.
Peace - Austen Chamberlain, Charles Gates Dawes.
Medicine - not assigned.